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Meet the world's ugliest dog of 2013

Monday, June 24, 2013 - 01:12

June 24 - The winner of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest for 2013 is a Beagle, Basset, Boxer mix named Walle who appears to be ''photoshopped'' according to one of the judges. Elly Park reports.

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Hailing from Chicago, Walle is the proud winner of the somewhat honorable title of the World's Ugliest Dog of 2013. He is a mix of Beagle, Basset Hound and Boxer -- a combination that helped him beat out 29 other pooches for the title at the 25th anniversary of the contest in Petaluma, California. So what gave him the winning edge? His short legs, large head and the noticeable humped back that according to one judge makes him look as if he's been photoshopped from several different dogs. But owner Tammy Barbee is not complaining. She's now $1,500 dollars richer. SOUNDBITE: Walle's owner, Tammie Barbee, Holding Walle and Saying (English) "What will I do with the prize? We're going to go to New York. (Asking Walle) What are we supposed to do with the prize? Spend it on you? That's right." Once in New York, Walle is scheduled to make appearances on U.S. national television shows. So being the most unattractive sometimes has its perks.

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Meet the world's ugliest dog of 2013

Monday, June 24, 2013 - 01:12